London: Printed for J. Tonson, 1729. First edition. Hardcover. Duodecimo. 1 plate, (24)pp. 1 plate, 348pp., 11 plates, with tissue guards. 19th century three-quarter calf with gilt lettering on black label of spine, over marbled boards with guilt ruling; raised bands, protected by modern mylar. Gilt top edge. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece engraving. Historiated and decorative head and endpieces. Decorative initials.
Content: Sapho to Phaon; The Fame wholly translated by Mr. Pope; Canace to Macareus Edward Poley; The same by Ed. Floyd; Hypermnestra to Linus; Ariadne to Theseus; Hermione to Orestes; Leander to Hero; Hero to Leander; Laodamia to Protesilaus; O Enone to Paris; A Paraphrase on O Enone to Paris; Paris to Helen; Helen to Paris; Penelope to Ulysses; The Fame by Mrs. Wharton; Hypsipyle to Jason; Medea to Jason; Phaedra to Hippolytus; Dido to Aeneas; The fame by another hand; Briseis to Achilles; Dejanira to Herculus; The fame by another hand; Acontius to Cydippe; Cydippe to Acontius; Ulysses to Penelope; Demophoon to Phillis; Paris to E Enone; Ovid's Amours. In Three Books. Illustrated with thirteen steel plate engravings, with tissue guards. Binding with some scuffing along edges. Block somewhat age toned. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. vg. Item #44168